Future of Work: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Career Planning Camp

Discover your talents and passions as you explore a range of career options in this intro to professions and careers camp. This camp is uniquely designed for teenagers, ages 13 to 17, who are starting to think about what career they want to have and who want to explore a variety of study and career options.

With the current speed of innovation and the introduction of so many new disruptive technologies, teens today will have very different careers than their parents have. Many of the jobs in the future will be in startups or in new fields that require students to have unique skills, strong emotional intelligence, good communication skills, an ability to adapt to rapid change and to think creatively and a global mindset.

This program helps students identify their core values, purpose/personal mission and skills, and then exposes them to a variety of alternative careers while also developing their entrepreneurship, leadership, and critical thinking and communication skills. Through lectures, guest speakers, campus visits, group work, pair work and independent study, students learn more about themselves and about the career fields that will be the source of many jobs in the years ahead.

OUTCOMES

Ability to identify and define core values, personal mission/purpose and skills
Learning of “Protothon” – how to design a business idea, test and pitch it
Knowledge of alternative career fields such as Human Resources, Sales, Film, Animation/Game Design, Computer Programming, Coding, Software as a Service and Sustainability
Leadership and teamwork skills
Enhanced self-esteem and personal responsibility

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VANCOUVER

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FACTS

AGES 13-17 years old
SESSION 2 weeks from July 7-21, 2019
SMALL CLASSES 20 students per class maximum
ENGLISH LEVEL High intermediate to Advanced
ACCOMMODATION Full board residence accommodation on campus in single rooms
EXCURSIONS 1 Full Day, 1 Half Day and one Campus Tour per week
AVAILABLE LOCATIONS Vancouver

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